McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Larry Gene Marcum

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday, 6 Feb 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"KOPPERSTON — Larry Gene Marcum, 68, of Kopperston, WV, left this world after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, February 3, 2011, in the Beckley Veterans Administration Medical Center. Larry opened his eyes in heaven and heard the Lord say to him, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant.” "He was born November 16, 1942, at Peach Creek, WV, a son of the late James Harrison and Ruth Aliene Thornhill Marcum. "He was a retired coal miner, member of the Joseph Baptist Church, and a U.S. Air Force Veteran. "In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved grandmother Rebecca Marcum, grandfather George Riley Marcum; and a grandson, Brian Joseph William Marcum. "Larry loved going to nursing homes and spreading God’s word. "Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 46 years, Jane Bernice Fisher Marcum; two sons, Harry Gene Marcum and wife Tammy and Riley Waitman Marcum and wife Angela; two daughters, Martha Jane Marcum and companion Thomas McKinney and Mary Ruth Marcum and companion Kenny Acord; a brother, George Marcum; a sister, Faye Marcum and husband Paul; Larry’s most precious gift, grandchildren Rebecca, Kanisha, BreAnna, Joey, Kaila, Dana, Katie, Megan, Kathy, Zachary and Tommy; and a host of other loving family and friends. "Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 6, 2011, at Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV, with Pastor William Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Brooks Marcum Cemetery, Crany, WV...


Jane Bernice Fisher

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Clear Fork; E.D. 55-9; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
211B; Image 50 of 96; Household #395.
Listed as Bernice Fisher; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Waitman W. Fisher.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jane Bernice Fisher Marcum, 76, of Kopperston, WV, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in
Mullens, WV, surrounded by her family. She was born on August 20, 1938, in Oceana, WV, a daughter of
the late Waitman Wayne and Mary Jane Rollins Fisher. Mrs. Marcum was a lifelong resident of Wyoming
County. She was an active member when health permitted at Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Larry Marcum; a grandson Brian Marcum;
sisters Dreama Bailey, Vivian Vinson, Atas Fisher, Florence Maxey, Lorene Hatcher, Dora Fisher and her
twin Beatrice Fisher ; andinfant brother. Survivors include four children Harry (Tammy) Marcum of
Mullens, Riley (Angela) Marcum of Kopperston, Martha (Thomas) McKinney of Basin and Mary Marcum
of Oceana; grandchildren include Rebecca (Brad) Cooper, Kanisha (Joseph) Lusk, Breanna (Preston)
Brooks, Ronnie J. Lusk II, Kaila Marcum, Dana Shrewsbury, Kaytlin Marcum, Megan Marcum, Katherine
Marcum, Zachary Marcum, Tommy and Noah McKinney; great grandsons Shaun and Jaden Lusk; and a
host of nieces nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon on
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV, with Pastor William Cook officiating.
She will be laid to rest in Brooks Marcum Cemetery, Crany, WV...."


Powell Morgan

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Records; Book#___(1882); Page 47; WV Archives Web Site.
Powell Morgan was born on 20 May 1882 to John C. and Rena Morgan.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #129.
Listed as Powell Morgan, age 17, in household of father, John C. Morgan.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book#___(1908); Page 75; WV Archives Web Site.
Powell Morgan; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of John and Reena Morgan; married on
5 Aug 1908 in Wyoming Co, WV; Sofrona Jackson; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of
John W. and _______Jackson.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 184A, Family #21.
Listed as Powell Morgan, age 24, born in WV, married 2 yrs, farmer, head of household.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 142B; Image 16 of
21; Family #135/141.
Listed as Powell Morgan; age 39; born in WV; divorced; retail grocery merchant, head of single
person household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 459; WV Archives Web Site.
Powell Morgan; age 37; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; was issued a license to marry on
29 Sep 1926; Ida England; age 28; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; no return by minister.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 77A; Image 11 of 25;
Family #100/100
Listed as Powell Morgan; age 47; born in WV; married at 32; farmer; head of household.
8. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 416; WV Archives Web Site.
Powell Morgan; age 45; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV son of John C. Morgan; married on
4 Mar 1931 at Baileysville, WV; Ida England; age 36; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter
of James Mitchem.
9. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-969; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Powell Morgan; age 59; born on 20 May 1882 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Fanrock, WV; employed
by Henry Hill, Fanrock, WV; person who will always know address, Ida England, Fanrock, WV; 5' 10"
tall; 140 lbs; brown eyes; black hair; dar complexion; index finger on right hand amputated


Ida Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A,
Family #108.
Listed as Ida Mitchem, age 12, born in Aug 1887, in household of father, James Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnson England; age 21; born in McDowell Co (sic, KY), WV; single; farmer; living at Hensley,
WV; son of Thomas and Mary; married on 6 Mar 1909 in McDowell Co, WV; Ida Mitchem; age 18;
born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Elizabeth.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 200A;
Family #287/299.
Listed as Ida England; age 18; born in WV; married once for 1 yr; 1 child, 1 living;
in household of husband, Albert J. England.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 142B;
Family #137/143.
Listed as Ida England; age 25; born in WV; widowed; in household of father, James Mitchem.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 459; WV Archives Web Site.
Powell Morgan; age 37; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; was issued a license to marry on
29 Sep 1926; Ida England; age 28; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; no return by minister.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 77A; Image 11 of 25;
Family #100/100
Listed as Ida Morgan; age 37; born in WV; married at 15; in household of husband, Powell Morgan.
7. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 416; WV Archives Web Site.
Powell Morgan; age 45; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV son of John C. Morgan; married on
4 Mar 1931 at Baileysville, WV; Ida England; age 36; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter
of James Mitchem.


Ralph H."Salty" Morgan

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 77A; Image 11 of 25;
Family #100/100
Listed as Ralph Morgan; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Powell Morgan.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Morgan; age 24; born and living at Fanrock, WV; single; son of Powell and Ida Morgan;
married on 14 Jun 1946 at Pineville, WV; Lucy Miller; age 16; born at Mill Creek, WV; single; living at
Baileysville, WV; daughter of Fred and Margaret (Stewart) Miller.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ralph H. Morgan; born on 9 Sep 1921; living at 1229 meadowview Ave, Johnson City, TN 37601 in
1993
4. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday, 6 Feb 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Ralph “Salty” Morgan, 89, 1229 Meadowview Avenue, Johnson City, passed away Friday, February 4, 2011, in the V.A. Hospice Community Center. "He was a native of Fanrock, West Virginia, and had lived in Johnson City since 1955. Mr. Morgan was a son of the late Powell and Ida Mitchem Morgan and was a member of the Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served his country during WWII. Mr. Morgan received several decorations and citations including the Distinguished Service Cross, the Purple Heart, a Bronze Campaign Star and a Good Conduct Medal. He loved to fish, walk and spending time with his family and friends. "In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Lee Ward Morgan, in 1991; a sister, Opal Thomas; three brothers, Clifford Morgan, Kelsey and Troy England; also a stepson, Danny Huffman. "Survivors include three daughters, Loretha Fortier and her husband, Richard, Piney Flats, Constance Morgan and her fiancé, Tommy Tucker, of Johnson City and Angela Morgan Barcelona of Clarksville, TN; two stepdaughters, Pat Ness and husband, Mike, Dallas, TX, and Betty Chambers and husband, Robert, of Lenoir, NC; a brother, Junior Morgan, Beckley, WV; three grandsons, Nikolas Roberts, Dallas, TX, Evan Barnette, Boone, NC, and Cory Harrison, Johnson City; also his ex-wife and Loretha’s mother, Lucy Forry, Florida; special friends, Ted and Mary Hilton, Johnson City; several nieces and nephews. "The graveside service for Mr. Morgan will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 8, 2011, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Crowe officiating. Military Honors will be accorded by the VFW Boone Dam Honor Detail assisted by the Army National Guard..."


George Thomas

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 77B;
Family #106/106.
Listed as George Thomas; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Thomas.
2, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 491; WV Archives Web Site.
George Thomas; born on 28 Oct 1915 at Davy, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Curtis
and Jessie; married on 22 Mar 1941 at Fanrock, WV; Opal England; born on 10 Jun 1915 at Hensley,
WV; single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of John and Ida.


Opal England

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 142B;
Family #137/143.
Listed as Opal England; age 3 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of grandfather, James Mitchem,
with mother, Ida Mitchem England.
2, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 491; WV Archives Web Site.
George Thomas; born on 28 Oct 1915 at Davy, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Curtis
and Jessie; married on 22 Mar 1941 at Fanrock, WV; Opal England; born on 10 Jun 1915 at Hensley,
WV; single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of John and Ida.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Opal Thomas; born on 12 Jun 1915; died on 20 May 1994; last residence, Draper, Pulaski Co, VA;
SS # 234-90-9398; card issued in WV in 1970.


Albert Daniel Huffman Sr

1. Forsythe Co, NC Death Certificate #8812; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Albert Daniel Huffman; age 32 yrs, 11 mons, 3 days; born on 4 May 1922 at Reese, NC; married;
husband of Myrtle Ward Huffman; die cutter in glove factory; living in Johnson City, Washington Co,
TN; served in WW II; SS #243-28-9253; son of Isaac? and Erie (Moody) Huffman; died on 23 Sep
1991 in NC Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem, NC from respiratory failure due to stoke; buried on 9
April 1955 in Thomas Cemetery, Zionsville, NC; informant, Mrs. Myrtle Ward Huffman.